Manufacturing Team Lead, Chocolates
Aurora Cannabis
Leduc, AB
Aurora Cannabis Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard.

Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands.

Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products.

We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies.

Sitting at a projected 800,000 square feet, Aurora Sky will be one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced cannabis production facilities ever built. The Sky project is a highly automated hybrid-greenhouse built using the expertise of Aurora’s extensive cannabis experience while utilizing advanced Dutch engineering principles.

MANUFACTURING TEAM LEAD, CHOCOLATES

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is currently looking for a Manufacturing Team Lead, Chocolates to work with our manufacturing team in the fast-paced cannabis industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing chocolate production and team members.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee Chocolate manufacturing technician

Handle performance management and goal setting for/with team members

Delegate tasks and handle issues as they arise with respect to workflows as well as people management

Provide mentorship to team members and assist with workloads when necessary

Ability to manage a diverse and growing team of individuals

Resolve problems and recommend measures to improve productivity, product quality, and safety

Revise, understand, and follow all SOPs and related forms to GMP standards

Coordinate weekly inspections with chocolate staff, document and follow up on deficiencies and provide report to management

Communicate and work closely with Team Leads and Managers from other departments to coordinate activities that affect the daily manufacturing schedule

Work with Operations and Shipping and Receiving to coordinate storage of materials

Follow up with contractors to ensure work is completed and plan necessary cleaning and sanitizing

Use various computer applications to enable efficient planning and scheduling

Comply with all Health and Safety policies and procedures relating to performance of tasks, use of products or supplies, and incident reporting

Communicate on a regular basis with the Manufacturing Manager to ensure company goals are met and the team is functioning smoothly

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of culinary or food manufacturing is valued

Commitment to health and safety

Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook)

Strong work ethic, highly motivated and enjoys a challenge

Enjoys repetitive work

Detail conscious and result oriented

High level of professionalism, integrity and ethics

Willing and able to learn new skills and concepts quickly

Enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic work environment

Able to prioritize and be flexible, while maintaining efficiency

Ability to effectively manage a multi-disciplinary team

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Problem solving and analysis

Strategic thinking

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
5+ years in a supervisory position within a manufacturing environment

Knowledge of manufacturing procedures

High level of mechanical aptitude

Ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands

Demonstrated ability to operate material-handling equipment

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong leadership skills, extensive experience managing teams

Creative problem-solving skills

Reliable, passionate, and organized

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Must be on time and remain on site for entire shift

Ability to meet deadlines and ensure department goals are achieved

Accurately follow instructions, complete forms and paperwork as required

Knowledge or basic understanding of GMP standards is considered an asset

Ability to work evenings and weekends as required to support operational requirements

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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